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ABC
Apr 30, 2013 6:00am PDT
in june. >> president obama is marking the 100 day of the second term with a white house news conference. the president will take questions starting at 7:15 our time and we will have highlights on the midday newscast at 11:00. >> mike nicco will take questions right now on the weather. >> all the way to saturday we have an extended period of dry and warm weather and it culminates with the fact with the fire danger back and it is early for that but that is what will happen. 47 degrees and portrero, 49 degrees and the cooler spots along with sunny side and ferry building is 55 degrees and in downtown it is dropping down to 53 degrees. we have 53 in richmond and san leandro and 51 in bell on the and santa clara and pleasanton at 53 and petaluma is 48 and warm spot is pittsburg at 61 and tracy is 66. we have a beautiful sunrise with a dry cold front pushing across the neighbors now and because it is dry it will kickoff gusty dry wind. that is what will lead to the high fire danger. the areas are shaded in red, east bay hills and north bay mountains and 6:00 this morning through 6:00 tomorrow
FOX
Apr 30, 2013 6:00am PDT
details on a memorial fund which has been set up for her family on web links. >>> the white house just announced president barack obama will hold a news conference at 6:15 this morning. we are not sure if he will make a special announcement. we will have life coverage and also new this morning, palestinians say the man was a police officer killed while riding a motorcycle. however israeli television said they targeted an islamic militant who was involved in a reason attack on southern israel. today was the first attack carried out by israel since a cease-fire in november. >>> they reported a powerful explosion in central damascus killed 13 people an injured 70 more. coming up at 6:15 how the obama administration is responsing for the u.s. to get more actively involved in that conflict in syria. >>> we have new details in 911 tapes on the final hours of the hunt for christopher doerner back in february. >> we have an officer down, officer down... >> police officers radioed for help after two officers were shot after a tense standoff. he was inside a cabin shot and killed himself ending
FOX
Apr 29, 2013 7:00am PDT
. >>> according a white house official, president obama will nominate anthony fox as his new transportation secretary. if confirmed, he would replaceout going secretary ray lahood. fox is the first african- american mommyny among -- nominee among the new cabinet members for president obama's second term. >>> george lucas is one of three finalists to create a cultural hub in san francisco's presidio. they received 16 proposals at the space for the former building at crissy field. george lucas wants to use that site to build an art museum from his personal collection. two other ideas, an institute and a hub for exhibits and performances. those finalists will be asked to submit a final proposal this fall. >>> nippon airways completely, safely, a two-hour flight after being fitted with a new result yum battery design. some insiders say that could have passengers from san jose and japan again before the end of next month. >>> police in los angeles are dealing with a rather unusual suspect. this is video of the man police thought they were looking for but it turns out it wasn't their way and he w
CBS
Apr 29, 2013 7:00am PDT
. >>> welcome back to "cbs this morning." president obama had some fun saturday night at the white house correspondents' dinner. he also got revenge on his critics. later we'll take you to the dinner. >>> plus the boxing coach says he knows what may have changed the course of tamerlan's life. the result may have led to the boston marathon attack. that's ahead. >>> last night "60 minutes" did something it's never done in its 45-year program. the program interviewed a serial killer. he's known as an angel of death. he's confessed to killing between 30 and 40 patients injecting them with drugs. >> how did you choose who you were going to give this medication to? >> it's hard for me to go back in time and think about what things were running through my mind at the time. >> was it personal? >> no, no. >> did you get pleasure out of it? satisfaction? >> no. i mean i -- i -- i had thought that -- that people weren't suffering anymore, so in a sense, i thought i was helping. >> cullen suggested several times that his actions were merciful but his evidence doesn't suppor
NBC
Apr 30, 2013 6:00am PDT
, is getting closer to opening. no word on exactly when it will reopen its doors after fire >>> president obama set to address the nation at the white house. a live picture right there before he steps up to the podium. supposed to do that in about 15 minutes. not clear what the main topic will be. we will carry it live on nbc bay area. the media filling in that room and putting the microphones up to catch what president obama had to tell the nations. >> jay carney tweeted out that president obama killed it with his comedy at the white house correspondents' dinner. he didn't answer any questions. he will answer questions this morning. >> whatthat's what's happening "today in the bay." we'll be back with a live local news update. have a great day! changer. reaction pouring in from main street to the white house this morning to nba player jason collins's decision to reveal he is gay -- a first by a male athlete currently playing a major u.s. sport. >>> new twist. this morning the fbi is testing female dna found on a piece of one of the boston bombs while they search the home of the widow of one of
FOX
Apr 29, 2013 4:30am PDT
part in the protest. they are protesting conditions and inn definite confinement. the white house is working to address the situation and obama administration has pledged to close the prison but congressional legislatures haven acted legislation to prevent that from -- have enacted legislation to prevent that from happening. >>> they say he wants to roll back involvement in mexican security operations and under the previous involvement, they fought the drug war there sending drone aircrafts and other assistance. meantime according to white house officials, they will nominate anthony fox as his new transportation secretary. if confirmed they will replace ray la hood. fox is the first african- american nominee for president barack obama's second term. >>> 4:26 let go back to the early monday morning commute, sal? >> we are trying to start off monday on a good note and so far we are a accomplishing -- we are accomplishing that coming out from vallejo to the mcarthur maze, and we are looking at traffic approaching the bay bridge and no major problems, not only the bay bridge but also
FOX
May 2, 2013 7:00am PDT
from the rose garden in the white house. president obama announcing two new nominations. the lady on the right is penny pritzger. nominated as the new commerce secretary. businesswoman, philanthropist and heirist. also be nominating michael froman on your left as the new u.s. trade representative. right now is one of the president's top economic advisors. again, you are looking live at the white house. the new nominees to the president's administration. >>> in the next 30 minutes, the president is due to leave the white house and fly to mexico. this afternoon he meets with the president of mexico. this trip could play a big role in the immigration reform fight right here in the u.s. >> reporter: president obama is counting on the u.s./mexico relationship to appeal to congress to move on immigration legislation. president obama and mexican president are on the same page with immigration reform. both support a path to citizenship for the 11 million people in the u.s. illegally. and both to establish a temporary seasonal work program for people from mexico and other parts of latin am
NBC
Apr 26, 2013 5:00pm PDT
. at the white house today with the king of jordan, area's neighbor, president obama says he needs verification before acting. >> obtaining confirmation and strong evidence, all of those things we have to make sure that we work on with the international community. >> be care -- >> britain's prime minister is using caution. >> the national park sfs says it's seen an increase in dog attacks in the golden gate national recreation area. the late ets was a fatal attack on a pair of geese. it comes as an especially tense time for the park and dog owners. >> i bring my dogs here four or five times a week. >> reporter: with it's sandy beaches, it's not hard to see why chrissy field draws dog owners. but not every dog owner eer is sass cautious as amy stephens. in the last month they've seen five dog month incident including a fatal attack of goose gos lynx at chrissy field. >> we've had a recent number increase. >> it all comes atz the park service prepares to release a new report proposing sweeping access to dog changes. >> they love the park, they use it intensely and there's competition for space. >
ABC
Apr 30, 2013 4:00pm PDT
to president obama after the president made a joke about him at the white house correspondents dinner. >> taking a look at traffic in san jose. this is high 83. to the left you can see the exlit near shark tank. traffic going towards san jose airport. to south san jose. back >>> thousands of pounds of fresh produce delivered to the footd banks this morning brought by the truck load from farms in southern california. these donations sick sig nam a start of produce season. they see fresh fruits and vegetables. the fonda family program allows the barngs to purchase the produce for below market rate. >> latest move by yahoo ceo to keep employees happy there and twitter's warning to journalist. >> hi, emily. >> good afternoon, apple raised $17 billion in the largest corporate bond sell ever. the first time in nearly two decades the maker sold bonds which the company will give back to shareholders part of the buy back program. yahoo announced a competitive maternity policy, offering 16 weeks of paid maternity leave, eight weeks of leave for new dads. updates after marisa myer ended the comp
FOX
Apr 30, 2013 7:00am PDT
the course and some of them will be dressed in costumes. >>> happening right now, president obama is speaking at a news conference at the white house. let's listen in. >> a couple of questionsen national security. on syria, you said that the redline was not just about chemical weapons being used or spread and it was a game changer. it seemed cut and dry. and now your administration seems to be indicating that line is not clear. do you risk u.s. credibility if you do not take military action? and then on benghazi, there are some survivors who want to come forward and testify, some in your state statement who said they've been blocked. will you allow them to testify? >> first of all, on syria, i think it's important to understand that for several years now what we've been seeing a slowly unfolding disaster for the syrian people. and this is not a situation in which we've been simply bystanders to what's been happening. by policy -- by policy from the beginning has been -- my policy from the beginning has been that president assad lost credibility, that he attacked his own people, has killed his
KRON
Apr 29, 2013 4:00am PDT
convention in charlotte last year. fox would be the first african- american cabinet nominee of obamas second term. >> saturday night was the white house correspondents' dinner. and throughout the evening president obama and others poke fun at each other. take a listen. >> (cheers and applause) i thought this looks pretty good. for example the whole controversy about jy z going to cuba. i have 99 problems and now, jay z is one. >> the president has been busy creating jobs. since it has been elected the number of popes have doubled. and the number of tonight show host has tripled. >> congratulations! >connan o'brien taking jabs. >> we will take a break. it is 422 much more straight ahead on the kron 4 morning news. a quick look at the bay bridge toll plaza approach where it is expected nice and light. >> @ 423 in the morning. >> good morning everyone. the time is a 425 . thanks for waking up or staying up with kron 4 morning news. off to a mild start. 50s and lows '60s. 61 in hayward. 59 in concord. livermore checking in at 60 degrees. mid 54 downtown san francisco. >> following the numbers in
KOFY
Apr 29, 2013 9:00pm PDT
's recommendation. president obama has picked the mayor of charlotte, north carolina to be the next secretary of transportation. his name is anthony fox and the president introduced him at the white house today. he's the first african american nominee in mr. obama second term cabinet. president called on the senate to confirm fox quickly so america could get to work rebuilding roads and bridges. fox will replace ray la hood one of the few republicans in the obama administration. >> well voting first research shows the rate of african american voter turn out surpas surpassed that of white during the 2012 election. according to new bit of analysis of the election results and the census data black voted more than white in 2008 as well. the ratio of black voters who took to the poll compared with white who stayed home was so significant that they say if the turn out demographic the same as in 2004 romney would be president rate now. >> fda is investigating food with added caffeine and the potential impact on the help of children. nouns thement is in response to caffeinateded gum introduced
FOX
Apr 29, 2013 5:00pm PDT
career. cruz was the first boxer to come out. and greg louganis came out. the white house is commending jason collins for going public about being gay. he said the obama administration supports jason collins and called his decision courageous. >> commend him for his courage and support him in his, you know -- in this effort and hope his fans and his team support him going forward. >> former president bill clinton voiced encouragement for him saying the announcement is an important moment. jason collins' revelation generated this tweet from the boston red sox, we salute you jason collins for your courage and leadership. anytime you want to throw out a first pitch, let us know. at 6:00 p.m. the implications of jason collins' announcement and how it could open new door. >>> the relocation committee recommended the kings should not be allowed to move to seattle. it will be up up to the nba owners. the relocation committee is made up of 12 owners and their recommendation was unanimous. that is expected to set the tone for the final vote. after the vote kevin johnson tweeted that is what i am
FOX
May 1, 2013 7:00am PDT
's burned 75 acres. it's 8:16. just this morning, the white house sent out a notice that president obama will make a "personnel announcement" at 11:15 this morning. that's white house speak for another nomination for president obama's-term admin stration. here are the three -- administration. here are the three possibilities -- >>> senators are on recess this week but the topic of immigration reform is not. as kyla campbell reports, the debate centers on how same-sex couples are affected by the immigration bill. kyla? >> reporter: california senators feinstein and barbara bockers and other democrats -- bockers and other -- boxer and other democrats are disappointed by this reform bill. it does not include any provisions for same-sex partners. the plan introduced a couple of weeks ago, aims to make illegal immigration easier for highly- skilled immigrants, migrant farm workers and those living in the u.s. illegally. but in the bill, there's no mention of helping foreign and same-sex partners of u.s. citizens become legal, permanent residents. democrats want to offer an amendment to the ga
ABC
Apr 28, 2013 6:00am PDT
next. >>> comedian-in-chief. president obama takes the mike at the annual white house correspondents' dinner. >> these days when i look in the mirror, i have to admit that i'm not the strapping young muslim socialist i used to be. >> the president pulled few
NBC
Apr 28, 2013 6:00am PDT
condition. lester, erica. >> michelle franzen, thanks very much. >>> we want to turn now to the white house correspondents determine last night. >> it's a chance for washington, for the journalist who's cover the city, to break bread together and poke a bit of fun at one another. president obama embraced his role as comedian in chief. our white house peter alexander made it there for all the laughs. >> i feel like it s just a couple of hours ago. you talk about the politicians, the journalists, plenty of celebrities too. a couple of sightings i had. bradley cooper, katie perry there. they call this as the nerd prom, but it's highlighted each year by these dualing comedic appearances this year between the president and late night host conan o'brien, where really nothing is off limits. not the politicians, the pundits, or even the president himself. ♪ ♪ don't stop the party >> it's like when two different zoos get together. you know, the hollywood zoo and the d.c. zoo. >> president obama, that's my man. ♪ >> thank you. how do you like my new entrance music? rush limbaugh warned you abou
ABC
Apr 29, 2013 7:00am PDT
life in prison. robin? >> one bizarre twist after another. >> that is a stiff penalty. >>> to the white house, where president obama is facing new calls for military action in syria, after releasing evidence last week that the assad regime has used chemical weapons. abc's jon karl is tracking that from the white house. the white house is considering stepping up military involvement if the evidence is confirmed. >> reporter: that's right, george. the official line is that all options are on the table. but senior officials have made it clear that ground troops are not going to happen. they're looking at arming the rebels, targeted air strikes or a no-fly zone. i wouldn't expect to see any of these any time soon. the evidence needs to be corroborated. even once that happens this is a white house that is determined not to rush into any stepped-up military involvement. >> it could take several weeks. >>> on a much lighter note, the white house correspondents' dinner over the weekend. the president is really honing his standup skills. take a look. >> i understand, second term, need a burst of
CBS
Apr 26, 2013 5:30pm PDT
chemical weapons against the syrian people. >> reporter: the white house says that it needs more conclusive evidence. >> president barack obama with all due respect for him, the price of the first child who died in daraa is far more important than waiting for conclusive evidence of use of chemical weapons for him to do something. >> reporter: ghassan hitto was elected interim prime minister by syrian opposition groups currently based outside the country. until last year he worked in computers and he lived just outside dallas with his children and his american-born wife suzanne who converted to islam before they were married. but he told us he couldn't stay in texas as the death toll in syria continued to climb. now ending syria's civil war is his full-time job. it's a conflict in which the opposition is massively outgunned by the government's tanks. fighter jets, and scud missiles. >> we are not asking for boots on the ground. we are not asking for any u.s. soldiers or any british soldiers or any foreign soldiers to come in and put their lives at risk. >> reporter: give me some specifics. w
CBS
Apr 29, 2013 6:00am PDT
to you guys. >> thanks. 6:53. president obama poking fun at himself and others at this weekend's white house correspondence dinner. >> there were plenty of jokes to go around. >> i went to the opening of the bush presidential library in dallas. it was a wonderful event and that inspired me to get started on my own legacy which will begin by building another next to the bush library. can we show that? second term, need a burst of new energy. tryout new things and my team and i talked about it. we were willing to try anything. we borrowed one of michelle 's tricks. >> it's always funny. but wasn't all jokes. the president closed by noting the recent tragedies in boston and texas and praising the first responders. >> very good. time now is 6 6:54. coming up a final check of top stories. >> talk about a warmup. the rolling stones surprised efrp and had social media buzzing. ,, female narrator: for over 60,000 california female narrator: for over 60,000 california foster children a pair of shoes is a small but important gift. my shoes have a hole in them. i can barely fit in these anymore.
NBC
May 2, 2013 6:00pm PDT
when they need it the çómost. the scenarioçó the white house painting as part of the sequestration. >>> president obama saysçó up t 70,000 disadvantaged students could lose access to the pre-k program, with many being shut ou÷@lalready. how truthful is this? >> a lot ofko kids and parents looking into it.Ñijf raj, and arne duncan caused the looking into it.Ñijf pre-k . first they have tookxdok conten thex4roksequestration. >> you might say it is an interesting dance, the presidential administration is trying toxnplay. pushing axd $75 million plan fo universal pre-k at a time when congress is doing just the hc through sequestration. >> in terms of education there no up-side. we see head start programs across the country actually ending early now. shorter day. >> well, let's start there. california head start's sayse1 because of the sequestration, many have shut down. making thee1 secretary's statemt true. he predicted other painful measures. he says many programs will cut children's programs, the impact at 7,000 students. that is just an estimate. clearly in the near futur
FOX
Apr 28, 2013 7:00am PDT
offensive tackle dave quizenbury, and mark anthony to the ravens. >>> it's 9:26, and president obama laps up controversy at the white house correspondence dinner >> for dmample whole controversy about jay z going to cuba. unbelievable. i've got 99 problems and now jay z is one of them. >> we'll tell you the best jokes of the night including one about california attorney general pamela harris. >> and an intruder is expected of stabbing a nine-year-old girl in her rancho calaveras home has been on the run for nearly 20 hours. the latest on the manhunt and homicide investigations. >>> we're doing a house-to- house search. in some cases we're searching extensively into attics. >> a manhunt is under way in calaveras county this morning, after a young girl was killed inside her own home. good morning, welcome back to mornings on 2. it's sunday, april 28th. i'm claudine wong. >> and i'm mike mibach. the stabbing happened yesterday in the rancho calaveras area, about 60 miles southeast of sacramento, and the suspect is still on the loose, katie udhes has been tracking this story all morning. what's
NBC
Apr 28, 2013 7:00am PDT
. >> the boston marathon bombing turned the light hearted white house correspondent' dinner more serious to start last night. president obama addressed both the attacks in boston and the explosion of a fertilizer plant that nearly wiped out the town of west texas. we've had some difficult days, but even when the day seemed darkest, we have seen humanity shine at its brightest. >> the president saluted the first responders and the national guard as well as the people of of both of those cities, but then later there were plenty of jokes as well. many coming from the president himself. >> i recognize that this job can take a toll on you. i understand second term, you need a burst of new energy, tried some new things and then my team and i talked about it and we were willing to try anything so we borrowed one of michelle's tricks. [ laughter ] >> i thought this looked pretty good, but no bounce. >> late-night talk show host conan o'brien headlined that event. >> and now to that developing story out of the central valley we told you about earlier where the man hunt is intensifying this morning for the
KRON
Apr 30, 2013 7:00am PDT
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NBC
Apr 29, 2013 6:00am PDT
obama in front of hundreds of journalists at the annual white house correspondents' dinner. the president had the audience laughing and a lot of his jokes, including one about himself and the change he has undergone since taking office. >> these days i look in the mirror and i have to admit, i'm not the strapping young muslim socialist i used to be. i happen to mention that camilla harris was the best-looking attorney general in the country. as you might imagine, i got in trouble when i got back home. who knew eric holder was so sensitive? >> he was grooving. i liked it when they put up pictures of him wearing michelle's bangs. i also see this one. mr. obama telling the press he has plans to put up this billboard next to the new george w. bush library. conan o'brien hosted. o'brien, much funnier. >>> still ahead, coast guard cuts. will efforts to cut back on the budget drive up danger at bay area landmarks along the coast. >> and, playing some hardball. we'll tell you about the plan to bring the a's to san jose. they could now be batted around in court. >>> right now, there
KOFY
Apr 30, 2013 9:00pm PDT
lady michelle obama is gaiving huge shout out to silicon valley high tech giant cisco. cisco is helping returning veteran transition that civilian jobs. mark matthews has the story from silicon valley and the white house. >> president and first lady spent the past two days bringing attention to national program to the hire returning veterans. yesterday michelle obama singled out cisco systems ceo for major contributor. >> i want to thank john chambers and everyone at cisco for their extraordinary leadership. >>reporter: what cisco did is create a computer program that translates a soldier military specialty that a civilian job description. >> whole point of the program is to really help to make that translation between your military experience an skills and civilian jobs and skills needed in the civil i don't know work force. >>reporter: skoys democrat stated how veteran can enter in military code for his or her specialty and up will come list of civilian job and seniority indication or licenses that are required and steps on how to get any additional training. hewlett-pa
FOX
Apr 28, 2013 5:00pm PDT
as lawmakers grappled with the question of a u.s. response. now that the white house concedes it is probable the regime used chemical weapons on its people. republicans point to president obama's own declare racial that use of chemicals would be a red line republicans say america could attack aryan air bases with missiles. >> the greatest risk is a failed state with chemical weapons falling in the hands of islam ickes and pouring into syria the longer this goes, the more likely you will have a failed state and all hell will break loose. >> democrat lawmaker called for more assistance. the u.s. said it is currently senting supplies such as night vision goggles and body armour to the syrian rebels. >> >> bangladesh a fire broke out in the wreck an of the collapsed factory as the death toll hit at least 377. sparks from a machine being used to cut steel to free a woman trapped in the rubble likely started that fire. investigators believe the woman ended up dieing in the blaze. meantime, the fugitive owner of the building was arrested near the indian border. >>> in italy, gunman opened fire outs
NBC
Apr 28, 2013 5:00pm PDT
the little things. kaiser permanente. thrive. >>> president obama tried his hand at stand-up comedy this weekend in front of hundreds of journalists and celebrities. >> it's the annual white house correspondents dinner. the president had the audience laughs as he told a lot of jokes. started with one about himself and the changes he has undergone since taking office. >> these days i look in the mirror and i have to admit, i'm not the strapping young muslim socialist that i used to be. i recognize that this job can take a toll on you. i understand second term, you need a burst of new energy. try some new things. and then my team and i talked about it, we were willing to try anything, so we borrowed one of michelle's tricks. >> that is horrifying. >> check this out. mr. obama also told the press he had plans to put a sign next to the new bush library. one that says "his fault." all right. thanks for watching nbc bay area news at 5:00. "nbc nightly news" is next and more local news at 6:00. >> including why the sequester could mean possible terrorism targets will be at risk including t
CW
Apr 28, 2013 10:00pm PDT
obama, they warned that unless congress agrees to find new ways for them to spend the painful budget cuts that will continue. >> we can't keep putting band- aids on every cut. >> reporter: and the white house, they say that many of those cuts were impacting the vulnerable. like the low-income women and children that will get meals through federal programs. and groups that don't have the type of muscle to lobby for relief, says sarah binder tracking the fallout. >> they get paid by medicare that are affected by sequestration saying we have long lines, turning away patients, that they will need to travel. and i believe that they will try to organize to try to put that type of bipartisan pressure on congress. >> and margaret reports that there will be no emergency legislation to bail out the programs, at least not any time soon. lawmakers left on friday for the nine-daybreak. >>> well, a shocking discovery in what is described as a hoarder's home in the county, among debris, three feet deep, nearly 50 dogs and cats. they said that they found about 31 dogs and puppies, along with 17 cats
NBC
Apr 29, 2013 5:00am PDT
dangerous the civil war has become, not to mention the new evidence that the white house has now acknowledged of chemical weapons used by the serial government of its own people. president obama says, first, we need to verify that this information is correct. make sure it is reliable. lawmakers are pressing for action. it was president obama they say who drew the line in the sand and said that if the red line was crossed, the u.s. would have to get involved. the question now, how do we get involved? there doesn't seem to be a lot of support for boots on the ground. however, air strikes are certainly a possibility as we see the situation even as of this morning getting worse >>> new this morning, a brutal scene overseas. the search for survivors now over at the site of that terrifying factory building collapse in bangladesh. at least 380 people now confirmed dead. today, the prime minister of bangladesh touring that site and a nearby hospital where the wounded are now being treated. in the meantime, the owner of that illegally constructed building now in custody. he was actually c
CBS
May 3, 2013 7:00am PDT
at least as it concerns background checks president obama will work this issue well and continue to work. the white house believes there is polling data that for some of the senators that voted against the background check amendment the first time they can change their minds, that is something the white house is trying to do. >> senator manchin wants to do something, struggling to find a way to come back. >> absolutely. you see families putting pressure on the democratic senators. that's why the white house remains hopeful? >> reporter: the big question the white house has to answer does it use the same background check language and apply more political pressure and hope it can win, or does it change the language to attract senators that disliked the first time. they hope it will work to their advantage in 2014 and that's a fact that the white house must consider as it looks to legislation and the underlying politics. norah and charlie. >> major garrett, thanks. >>> unemployment hitting a four-year low. the jobless rate went down to 7.5%. employers added 165,000 j
FOX
Apr 26, 2013 10:00pm PDT
furloughs of air traffic controllers is now awaiting president obama's signature. the faa says it will try to resume normal schedules for controllers as soon as possible. both houses of congress passed the bill and the white house says the president will sign it. the legislation allows the faa more flexibility to shift funds under sequestration. >>> the japanese transportation minister presented a directive to top executives of japan air and all nippon airways so they take additional safety measures and install revamped lithion batteries. >>> a first confirmed debris from the japan tsunami to reach the state. the japanese government says a boat belongs to a high school marine sciences program. the japanese consulate and noaa have confirmed the boat is tsunami debris. only 27 pieces of debris found along the u.s. coast have actually been confirmed as coming from japan. most of it in hawaii, washington state, and oregon. >>> new video tonight of a protest in oakland. a few dozen people marched to police headquarters and back. the action was to show support. seattle grand jury resisters. they
NBC
Apr 28, 2013 11:00pm PDT
with qualifying bundles. rethink possible. >>> president obama tried his hand at stand-up comedy this weekend in front of hundreds of journalists and celebrities as well. >> it's the annual white house correspondents dinner. the president had the audience laughing. he told a lot of jokes, starting with one about himself and the changes he has undergone since taking office. >> these days i look in the mirror and i have to admit i'm not the strapping young muslim socialist that i used to be. i recognize that this job can take a toll on you. i understand second term you need a burst of new energy, try some new things. and my team and i talked about it. we were willing to try anything. so we borrowed one of michelle's tricks. >> that is so horrifying. >> he looks like a totally different person. check this out. mr. obama also told the press he had plans to put a sign next to the new bush library, one that says, as you can see, his t.>>f >> he was good. >> the bangs. >> it's a good look. >> pretty good photo shop there. >> okay. so one more warning. we have some hot weather. >> thrice at least six
NBC
Apr 29, 2013 7:00am PDT
to a white house official. mayor anthony fox will run the department and will be president obama's first black nominee to the cap net in his second term. yet again this morning in south and that takes the past week's death toll to around 200. two car bombs detonated in one in another city, a car bomb >>> now let's go to jackie deangelis at the new york stock exchange. boeing's 787 dream liner is back more than to incidence of >>> at the box office, pain and gain taking the number one spot before the debut here in the u.s. this weekend. >>> new york's tallest building the skyscraper is rising up into the place where the twin towers were destroyed on 9/11. a beautiful sight to behold. it will have great say. >> mr. roker is here with a >> we had wild weather over the a lot of flooding and amazing sugarland, texas with the houston alone, 150 high water roof collapse and buildings franklin, tennessee, talking here's what's going on in the 30.8 feet, and over the next 72 hours, we expect to top out at below what they expected and hopefully all that sandbagging will hold. we will get to the lo
NBC
Apr 27, 2013 5:00am PDT
: where obama, boehner, and biden share a room with clooney, and even kim kardashian. white house briefings take a back seat to some gentle ribbing. >> you remember when the country rallied around you in hopes of a better tomorrow? that was hilarious. >> reporter: while washington is often called hollywood for ugly people, on this night, the real stars shine. glitz and glam overruns the town and everyone wants to party late into the night. >> washington's gone very hollywood. it's not the nerd prom anymore. >> reporter: and while the event raises scholarship money for aspiring journalism students -- >> all right, everybody. >> reporter: it also lowers the bar for presidential discourse. >> no one is prouder to put this birth certificate matter to rest than the donald. that's because he can get back to focusing on the issues that matter. like did we fake the moon landing. >> reporter: president obama is great at using comedy as a weapon to entertain people, educate us, and eviscerate his opponents. >> it's great to be here this evening in the vast, magnificent hilton ballroom. or w
CBS
May 1, 2013 7:00am PDT
. there seems to be mixed messages coming from the white house. syrian opposition members say they know of no plans to arm these syrian rebels on the ground but we are also hearing that president obama seemed to indicate in his press conference yesterday that the use of chemical weapons has not been explored enough and that it raises more questions really than it answers. >> what we now have is evidence that chemical weapons have been used inside of syria but we don't know how they were used, when they were used, who used them. we don't have a chain of custody that establishes what exactly happened. >> reporter: as the president spoke more video emerged online of people claiming to have been exposed to chemical weapons. as with all such claims thus far they are impossible to verify. that has not stopped panic from spreading inside syria where fears of a large scale chemical attack are growing. in a letter attained by margaret brennan, the leader of the free syrian army asked president obama for support from the u.s. in dealing with the threat of chemical weapons. and warned that the cos
NBC
Apr 30, 2013 7:00am PDT
obama will hold his first press conference, marking the first 100 days of his second term today and he will be taking questions on a wide range of issues. nbc's chief white house correspondent, chuck todd is in the briefing room for us. as i understand it not one of those occasions where the president is expected to come out and deliver a piece of news. >> that's right, savannah. if you think about just the last 15 days, when you have the boston marathon investigation, those bombings are continuing. you have this sequester standoff over the airports and faa funding. and then now throw in the issue with syria, there's a lot on the table. is white houses love to have press conferences when congress is out of town. congress happens to be out of town this week so they get washington and the spin cycle to themselves. so, put all that together and the fact that this is that -- one of those mythical markers that the white house claims they don't follow but they just happen to schedule a press conference today, the first 100 dives that second term. and you have all of it coming together for a
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